• SENSEational Team Building
    Cooking Lessons with Chef JoAnna

    • Arrange a Team Building session for better teamwork & camaraderie

    • Take a Cooking Lesson to make cooking at home faster & easier

  • Host any event at the venue of your choice:
    Office, AirBnB, Hotel Meeting Room, or ask for some offsite venues.

    SENSEational Team Building

    Created by a Chef with a Human Resources background, these fun sessions build communication skills with a culinary twist!
    "I can create a kitchen anywhere: homes, offices, hotels... just ask!"

    • In your office - save travel time and room rental expenses!

    • At my studio - affordable, private venue in Pulaski, TN

    • Any venue of your choice (ask for suggestions!)

    Business-focused, forward-thinking sessions with measurable results. (Fun times, fellowship, and delicious food are just an added bonus!)

    Personalized Cooking Lessons

    Learn to cook with patient guidance from a professional chef! All skill levels and all dietary requirements can be accommodated.


    • Choose a date, create your lesson plan, and invite your guests! I'll handle everything else, and bring the cooking school to you!

    • Lessons can also be held over Zoom, please inquire.


    COVID safe video cooking classes

    COVID-safe cooking classes & team building

    • Connect with friends & family all over the world!

    • Everyone will get a complete list of ingredients & equipment needed.

    • Optional delivery of ingredient kit with spices & non-perishables (for an additional fee).

    • We use my corporate ZOOM account for video classes.

    Wine Tasting, Food & Wine Pairing

    Don't be afraid of the sommelier!

    • Discover the fundamentals of pairing food & wine, and learn the terms & techniques to better appreciate the experience.

    • Choose wines from your own collection, let the chef help you make selections, or organize a BYOB event.

    • Start with Hors d'Oeuvres designed for maximizing pairing potentials, move to an entrée to pair with your favorites, and enjoy another coordinated pairing for dessert.

    • Indulge in the pinnacle of luxury with a "Champagne & Caviar" tasting experience.

    Did you receive a gift...

    (sorry, no more gift certificates sold over 2022/2023 season)

    Chef JoAnna

    Over 20 years of professional experience cooking & teaching.

    Menu design, recipe testing, product demonstration, etc.

    Training, Certification & Qualifications:

    • Classically-Trained Culinary Professional:
      Art Institute of California at Los Angeles
      Earned a 4.0 cumulative GPA

    • Current certification in Safety & Sanitation (ServSafe)
    • Certified in Nutrition (Pro Mgmt)
    • Certified in Kitchen Management (Pro Mgmt)
    • Certified in Cost Control (Pro Mgmt)
  • SENSEational Team Building by Chef JoAnna

    If you're looking for something NEW for your team,
    you found it.

    Chef JoAnna offers several exciting, fun, and educational Team Building options to meet your specific needs. SENSEational Team Building builds communication skills with thoughtfully-planned activities.
    Each session is customized to your audience, to be unique, perfect, memorable ..and FUN!
    You have just discovered
    the perfect event for your business group!

  • Events can take place at YOUR preferred venue.

    ALL tools & utensils, ALL cooking appliances, ALL groceries can be brought to you!
    (equipment rental and travel fees may apply, please inquire or
    see map)







    Just ask!

  • Click these links for a slideshow:

    Cooking Team Building like IRON CHEF in Nashville

    Chef JoAnna draws on her background in Human Resources to develop food-related activities that help people grow and share with each other in a comfortable setting, She encourages everyone to collaborate, cooperate and connect in a unique and fun experience.

    There's NO strenuous physical activity.

    No trust-falls. No hula-hoops. No zip-lines.

    Menus can be adjusted for no-open-flame or even no cooking.

    All dietary requirements can be accommodated.

    Social Distancing cooking lessons will resume when it's safe to do so - Hopefully soon!!

    Explore anything from basic knife skills to advanced techniques, using whole, fresh ingredients, not pre-portioned processed meat, frozen packages, and sodium-filled canned foods. Chef JoAnna helps you feel more comfortable in the kitchen.

    Invite a group or take a private, one-on-one class.

    YOU choose the day, YOU choose the lesson plan.

    Learn, hands-on, at your own skill level.

    Always personalized, individual instruction.

  • ~ Consulting ~

    Are you interested in starting your own personal chef business, food truck, catering company, restaurant, or other food-related entrepreneurial venture?

    Initial Consultation

    Free 30-minute phone call to talk about what you need and how I can help. Let's chat - no obligation!

    Complete Questionnaire

    Complete my online interview form so you can take your time & explain your business needs. (link provided after phone consultation)


    You'll receive a written response, PLUS a 60-minute call or video-conference to answer any questions.

  • Fill in the form below or request a phone call.

    Please let me know what you have in mind, and I'll work with you to reach your goals.

    Note: Chef does not accept bookings for non-corporate groups in vacation rentals.

  • Gift Certificates & Booking Fees

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  • Sorry, no in-person kids' classes are available at this time...

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